A reader reports that L-lysine helps stave off mouth sores. Can it help prevent dementia too?
A reader reports successfully using naltrexone for her chronic pain. Plus: Taking aspirin is a safe and affordable option for preventing blood clots.
A runner reports that CBD oil eases her pain. Plus: alternative treatments for thyroid conditions and an odd solution to nosebleeds.
A reader with seasonal affective disorder also has low vitamin D. Could supplements help? Plus: tracking down a hard-to-find cough medicine.
Plus, advice about pomegranate juice and statins, and how to clear up a different kind of digestive-tract trouble.
People's Pharmacy: A parent shares a story about the dangers of medications degrading in transit. Plus: Could an acid-reflux medication cause osteoporosis?
The People’s Pharmacy answers questions about preventing plantar warts, Sea-Bands for better sleep, and cucumbers for digestion.
A reader reports that the decongestant helps with facial pain. Plus: Beets for high blood pressure.
After trying prescription antibiotics, Prosacea, tea tree oil, jojoba oil, sea buckthorn oil, apple cider vinegar, snail slime, IPL lasers, homeopathic remedies, Chinese herbs and...
This week, the People’s Pharmacy investigates some inventive treatments for travel-induced nausea. Plus, two surprising remedies: vinegar for stinky feet, and olive oil for head...